Position Description

QC Physicochemical Scientist
Organization Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories Professional Scientific Services, LLC
Location CA, Fremont
Job Code 7679
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Eurofins is the world leader in the food, bio/pharmaceutical product testing.  It is also number one in the field of environmental laboratory services and one of the global market leaders in agroscience, genomics, discovery pharmacology, and central laboratory services.  With over $2 billion in annual revenues and 25,000 employees across 250 sites in 39 countries, Eurofins is a leading international group of laboratories providing an unparalleled range of testing and support services to the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, food, environmental, and consumer products industries and to governments.

Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a nationally recognized laboratory, is searching for an QC Physicochemical Scientist  to support our Professional Scientific Services group in Fremont, CA.

QC Physicochemical Scientist responsibilities include:

  • Perform analytical (UV/Vis, qPCR, SDS PAGE, Western blot, CGE), compendial testing (pH, osmo, turbidity, appearance), particulate analysis (HIAC, MFI, visible inspection), and drug product device functional testing (break loose/extrusion, auto injector functionality, container closure integrity) in a GMP environment
  • Conduct laboratory investigations, problem-solving and trouble-shooting for aberrant results
  • Review QC test results
  • Generate, review and maintain detailed records/documents and assist with QC data management and control charting
  • Prepare sample reconciliation reports, revise SOPs and training manuals, manage deviation and change control records
  • Participate in method validation and method transfer activities
  • Interface with other functional groups within and outside QC

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Demonstrated success in GMP regulated analytical environments
  • Familiarity with Zwich, qPCR, icIEF
  • Critical thinking skills, ability to manage time, and attention to detail
  • Good knowledge of computer system validation, GMP and FDA, SUP and European regulations relating to material/product samples and testing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience interacting with people from a wide range of skill levels and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as an independent, self-motivated, detail-oriented, result-driven and highly flexible team-player in a fast-paced working environment
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft applications
  • Ability to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policies

Desired Skills and Abilities:

  • Aseptic processing, clean room operations, compliance, sample handling/receipt/distribution, BioMES, data management/archiving experience
  • Experience with LIMs, SAP, Trackwise, IDEA, and/or NWA
  • Experience in performing investigations related to biopharmaceutical quality issues

Basic Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS with 2-4 years  or MS with 1-2 years of experience in QC within the Pharmaceutical or Biotech industry, in a GMP or GLP regulated laboratory environment
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction or sponsorship

This position is full-time, Monday through Friday (8am – 5pm), with overtime, as needed.  Candidates currently living within a commutable distance from Fremont, California are encouraged to apply.

As a Eurofins Lancaster Labs employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work.  We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.

To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com.

Eurofins is a M/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.